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Classic Homemade Lemonade

Total Time15 mins
Servings: 8


  • 7 cups water divided
  • 2/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup sugar


  • To create the simple syrup, combine 2 cups water and the sugar in a saucepan. Heat until sugar dissolves.
  • Remove the saucepan from the heat and allow to cool. For faster cooling, place in freezer or fridge.
  • Pour lemon juice and 5 cups water into a pitcher.
  • When syrup is cool, pour into into pitcher. Stir to combine.
  • Chill and serve!